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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology OPH-390

Ophiernus adspersus adspersus Lyman, 1883

Paratype of Ophiernus adspersus

Date Collected:

1880-02-01/1880-05-31

Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Caribbean Sea | 75 mi. S of Jamaica, Pedro Bank, off Banner Reef

Current Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: [no agent data] on 2015-02-10
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Remarks: revised taxonomy fide WoRMS
Previous Identification
Animalia Echinodermata Ophiuroidea Ophiurida Ophiuridae
Determiner: Theodore Lyman III in 1905
Nature of ID: type ID

  • station number: 8
  • station number: VIII

Part Condition Disposition Count
partial animal (dry) broken - arms missing in collection 1 History (3)

  • None

  • None

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  • Ocean:
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Ocean Region:
  • Atlantic, Western Central
  • Sea:
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Sovereign Nation:
  • Jamaica
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/7004569 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • 75 mi. S of Jamaica, Pedro Bank, off Banner Reef
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • 75 mi. S of Jamaica, Pedro Bank, off Banner Reef
  • Depth:
  • 322 fms
  • Georeference:
  • 17.7500000, -77.977777 (Error radius: Unknown) By: [no agent data] on 1880-02-01 (Source: Lists of Dredging Stations in North American Water from 1867-1887 by Sanderson Smith)
  • Datum:
  • unknown
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • deg. min. sec. (17° 45′ 0″ N  77° 58′ 40″ W)
  • Collecting Source:
  • wild caught
  • Began Date / Ended Date:
  • 1880-02-01 / 1880-05-31
  • Verbatim Date:
  • February - May 1880
  • Collectors:
  • John R. Bartlett; USCSS Blake Expeditions

  • None

  • None

  • [Masked]

  • None